Instructables: exploring - outside - survival - fire - survival http://www.instructables.com Mon, 6 Jul 2015 05:16:08 PDT BLOX v1.01 Emergency Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Stove/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:17:18 PDT
Using a corn chip to start a fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-corn-chip-to-start-a-fire/
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 19:59:48 PDT
Start Fire with Gum Wrapper and Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Start-Fire-with-Gum-Wrapper-and-Battery/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 16:42:16 PDT
DIY Skills: The Best Survival Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Skills-The-Best-Survival-Tool/
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 17:02:14 PDT
5 Ways to Start a Fire, Using Water http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Ways-to-Start-a-Fire-Using-Water/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:37:34 PDT
How to start a fire with a magnesium flint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-start-a-fire-with-a-magnesium-flint/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:27:36 PST
Hand drill fire with green wood! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-drill-fire-with-green-wood/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:24:16 PST
DIY Firestarter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Firestarter/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:08:49 PST
Tin Can Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Tin-Can-Fire/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 19:25:26 PST
3 Different Ways to Build a Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Ways-to-Build-a-Fire/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 14:03:05 PST
smallest survival kit http://www.instructables.com/id/smallest-survival-kit-1/
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:11:01 PST
Fire Starters http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Starters-2/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 18:44:51 PST
USB Rechargeable Fire Starter http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Rechargeable-Fire-Starter/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 10:33:43 PST
Tinder Coils http://www.instructables.com/id/Tinder-Coils/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:26:55 PST
Walking Dead Survival Tip, Gum Wrapper Lighter AKA Prison Lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/Walking-Dead-Survival-Tip-Gum-Wrapper-Lighter-AKA-/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 12:05:10 PST
Wax and Lint Tinder http://www.instructables.com/id/Wax-and-Lint-Tinder/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:34:50 PDT
The Only Survival Kit You'll EVER Need http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Only-Survival-Kit-Youll-EVER-Need/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 01:02:49 PDT
Starting a fire with a firesteel http://www.instructables.com/id/Start-a-fire-with-a-firesteel/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:19:25 PDT
How To Make a Survival Fire Putty http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Survival-Fire-Putty/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:24:29 PDT
Waterproof fire starters http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-fire-starters-1/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:12:52 PDT
Collapsible Wood Burning Camp Stove (On a Budget!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsible-Wood-Burning-Camp-Stove-On-a-Budget/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 10:09:26 PDT
How to make homemade smoke flares http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-homemade-smoke-flares/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:14:20 PDT
Fire Starter Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Starter-Kit/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:50:52 PDT
Use a Fresnel Lens to Start a Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-a-Fresnel-Lens-to-Start-a-Fire/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 10:19:37 PDT
The Ultimate Survival Match http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Survival-Match/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 09:53:14 PDT
Make A Lighter Out Of: Battery + Gum Wrapper http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Lighter-Out-Of-Battery-Gum-Wrapper/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 13:13:46 PDT
Make Fire with Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Fire-with-Batteries/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 10:55:19 PDT
Survival: A Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-A-Guide/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 19:34:02 PDT
Portable Solar Versatility http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Solar-Versatility/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 23:07:07 PDT
Fire tinder tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-tinder-tube/
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Wed, 14 May 2014 13:49:39 PDT
TinderPod http://www.instructables.com/id/TinderPod/
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Mon, 12 May 2014 11:32:17 PDT
wallet fire lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/wallet-fire-lighter/
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By: Pure Carbon

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Sun, 11 May 2014 21:07:38 PDT
Firestarter http://www.instructables.com/id/Firestarter/
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Thu, 8 May 2014 14:45:31 PDT
The Firestraw http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Firestraw/
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Wed, 7 May 2014 23:02:40 PDT
Comprehensive Survival Fire Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Comprehensive-Survival-Fire-Kit/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 13:42:13 PDT
Fire Tube - Drinking Straw Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Tube-Drinking-Straw-Hack/
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Fri, 2 May 2014 19:31:29 PDT
How To Build a Vertical Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-a-Vertical-Fire/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/IVHH/HUIS4TXN/F3FIVHHHUIS4TXN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/IVHH/HUIS4TXN/F3FIVHHHUIS4TXN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/IVHH/HUIS4TXN/F3FIVHHHUIS4TXN.SMALL.jpg HowToLou The Vertical Fire is easier to start, radiates more heat, less smoke, and lasts longer than a typical flat fire.
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 14:24:55 PDT
Pit Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Pit-Oven/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:48:00 PDT
Wire Folding Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Folding-Stove/
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 07:45:48 PDT
Emergency Flint Fire Starter/ The Fire Straw. http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Flint-Fire-Starter-The-Fire-Straw/
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 04:30:26 PDT
Cooking Wild Onions http://www.instructables.com/id/Cooking-Wild-Onions/
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 16:33:19 PST
Fire From A Primitive Bow Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-From-A-Privative-Bow-Drill/
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 20:10:40 PST
Fire Starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Starter-1/
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:35:21 PST
Altoids Survival Fire Starting Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Survival-Fire-Starting-Tin/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 19:29:59 PST
Ultimate Altoids Survival Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Altoids-Survival-Tin/
Ultimate Altoids Survival Tin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/Z90O/HP7MQT9S/FQFZ90OHP7MQT9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/Z90O/HP7MQT9S/FQFZ90OHP7MQT9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/Z90O/HP7MQT9S/FQFZ90OHP7MQT9S.SMALL.jpg PossibleFire So I've seen a lot of Altoids survival tins, but I felt a ton were lacking. I decided I would take mine apart and make a fun little instructible to maybe help a few people out. Enjoy! Get A Tin Altoids can be purchased at any convenience store, super market, etc. for around $1.70. Not only do t...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 18:48:47 PST
Mini Fire Starting Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Fire-Starting-Tin/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 17:40:18 PST
How to make a hot, long lasting campfire http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-hot-long-lasting-campfire/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/O5WC/HO22XYT3/FR5O5WCHO22XYT3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/O5WC/HO22XYT3/FR5O5WCHO22XYT3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/O5WC/HO22XYT3/FR5O5WCHO22XYT3.SMALL.jpg Assassin Tube We have made many of these already, to make sure it works for you guys, hope you enjoy :) Just incase the embedded video doesn't work heres the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQS_o_szCdY
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Sat, 30 Nov 2013 17:06:00 PST
Storm lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/Storm-lighter/
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 13:46:17 PDT
E.D.C pocket survival kit (Not Altoids tin) http://www.instructables.com/id/EDC-pocket-survival-kit-Not-Altoids-tin/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/PR2G/HN6BSUG5/FMPPR2GHN6BSUG5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/PR2G/HN6BSUG5/FMPPR2GHN6BSUG5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/PR2G/HN6BSUG5/FMPPR2GHN6BSUG5.SMALL.jpg camping crazy This is a small compact survival kit in a first aid kit box from the Dollar Store, it has:                                                                                           Fire :1 tea-light candle, 2 books of matches,8 Strike anywhere wooden matches, 1 Fire starting stick(Can be broken int...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 18:11:53 PDT
Easy O Ring / Thread Gasket (Duo Seal) Fire Piston http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-O-Ring-Thread-Gasket-Duo-Seal-Fire-Piston/
Easy O Ring / Thread Gasket (Duo Seal) Fire Piston - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/FT4C/HMMFCDAP/FYJFT4CHMMFCDAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/FT4C/HMMFCDAP/FYJFT4CHMMFCDAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/FT4C/HMMFCDAP/FYJFT4CHMMFCDAP.SMALL.jpg shreekulkarni Please refer my another fire piston on http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Fire-Piston-with-thread-gasket/ This fire piston uses either traditional thread gasket or O ring . Its realy an easy Duo Seal fire piston. Since cylinder of smaller diameter (3/8") is used, its easier to produce requ...
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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 09:06:48 PDT